Pastry Cook- Dumbo House

Soho House & Co.

Job Description

Who we are…

Soho House & Co is a collection of members' clubs, restaurants, hotels and cinemas, catering to those in the film, media, fashion and creative industries. The company has unique ventures throughout the UK, USA, Canada and Europe, with new openings planned for all global regions, with the addition of Asia in 2019.

The vibe…

At Soho House culture is everything and we believe that our Houses are only as good as the people who work within them. Whether it’s a private members’ club, hotel, restaurant, spa or gym each of our sites has its own style and atmosphere. We aim to make sure that all our guests and members have a great time and we firmly believe it’s our people who make that happen.

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The venue…

Dumbo House is a members’ club and has a restaurant, club bar, library, an outdoor terrace and rooftop pool, all with views of the Brooklyn Bridge, the East River and Lower Manhattan.

Main Duties:

This position will be responsible for overseeing the daily management of the pastry department and for assisting the Executive Chef and Executive Sous Chef in planning, organizing and managing Kitchen Department according to company policies and NYS standards. Supporting the management team as needed.

  • Overseeing daily operations of pastry and the kitchen, including staff.

  • Manages staff in all aspects including, recruiting, training, and coordinating weekly schedules, payroll, and disciplinary procedures.

  • Ensuring proper and smooth food service, managing employees’ performance.

  • Managing placing orders, receiving deliveries for stock and inventory.

  • Providing professional leadership and direction to kitchen staff.

  • Ensuring that all recipes, food preparations, and presentations meet Company standards and commitment to quality.

  • Maintains a safe, orderly and sanitized kitchen.

  • Leads by example, using proper food-handling techniques.

  • Trains and guides staff to Company and NYS sanitation guidelines.

  • Train and develop pastry staff to Company standards.

  • Actively participates as a member of the management team in decision making processes, attending required meetings, etc.

  • Delegates work to staff throughout shift.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by manager.


Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • A Culinary Degree preferred and a minimum of 4+ years related experience.

  • Must have 4+ years related experience in food & beverage operations with a proven track record of leading a professional, efficient, high quality, service-oriented operation.

  • Food Serve Safe certification.

  • Knowledge of NYS sanitation regulations.

  • Must be highly organized, efficient and detail oriented.

  • Must have supervisory, coaching and staff development experience.

  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbal.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to seize, grasp, turn and hold objects with hands.

  • Must be able to work on your feet for at least 8 hours.

  • Fast paced movements are required to go from one part of the club to others.

  • Must be able to move, pull, carry or lift of up to 30 pounds on occasion and 15 pounds regularly.

  • Occasional environmental exposures to cold, heat, and water.

  • Occasionally kneel, bend, crouch and climb as required.

  • Has the ability to taste all foods to assure correct preparation.


  • Career Development: Soho House can progress your career internationally.

  • Learning & Development: An extensive range of internally and externally run courses are available for all employees.

  • Cookhouse & House Tonic: Celebrating our passion for food and drink. Check out our monthly calendars and get involved in trips, training's and events. Available to all.

  • Team Events: From fitness sessions to cinema screenings and art classes, each month we hold a series of fun events which you can sign up to.

  • Family Meal: Whilst on duty in our Houses & Restaurants you will be provided with a substantial meal free of charge.

  • Health Care + 401K: Full time employee's are eligible for full benefits; Medical, Dental & Vision as well as Retirement fund with a 2% match

  • Paid Time Off: Full- Time Employee's have sick day's + vacation days

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